Our client, a large Media business is seeking an experienced Finance Analyst to join their team on an interim 3 month contract.
This is a great opportunity to work for a successful and well respected business
Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited too;
Provides accurate analysis and interpretation of monthly results and commentary against budget and latest forecasts to review how the business is performing.
Provide robust finance control environment throughout the business area, ensuring deliverables from our CoE team are met
Monitor and update KPI reporting and post investment reviews to measure delivery of returns against approved funding or business plans.
Prepare modelling of five year plans and new business initiatives to support delivery of regional strategy.
Communicate, report, and advise relevant data and trends to the team and wider business as necessary to aid the development of a strong financial control and reporting environment and to promote financial understanding throughout the organisation.
Provide support to the business through analysing new opportunities for existing businesses and modelling new strategic opportunities to develop business models and demonstrate their financial viability.
Support the completion of the annual and quarterly planning process through the provision of supporting schedules and the timely maintenance of data within the SAP / BW financial system to comply within reporting and strategic requirements.
Work with regional finance teams to ensure compliance with Accounting Policies, IFRS, and where applicable local GAAP to ensure business risks are minimised and continually looking for opportunities to improve processes and controls to ensure compliance and minimise risk.
Support sales teams where appropriate to negotiating new deals through revenue modelling to deliver increased income.
Support manager by providing value added analysis and recommendations, in order to meet departmental and company objectives and support business decision making
Assist with review of statutory accounts, tax and VAT returns for subsidiary business to meet company and statutory requirements.
Key Requirements :
Be a qualified candidate (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent)
Strong Microsoft Excel skills
Experience of forecasting, reporting and consolidations in a complex multinational business
Knowledge of SAP / BW is desirable